The Raiders picked for the first time in the NFL draft, with a selection in the third round at No. 90 overall.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
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A handful of players with Las Vegas ties are expected to be selected in the NFL draft this week at Caesars Palace.
The 2022 class of the Southern Nevada Sports of Hall originally was going to be inducted in June 2020 before COVID-19 ceremony wiped out the ceremony.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has already watched the Raiders leave for Las Vegas and could be watching the Athletics head here next.
College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said a scheduling conflict with the CES convention has pushed back Las Vegas as a host city until at least 2027.
Those interested in trying out for the Raiderettes need to register online.
Name, image and likeness allow some college athletes to make endorsement deals in six and even seven figures. They, however, are the outliers.
The National Invitation Tournament final four has been a fixture in New York almost every year since 1938, but will be played elsewhere in 2023 and 2024.
The “Voice of the Fan” is a survey conducted by the NFL, and the Raiders’ home stadium fared the best among the 30 league venues.
The Raiders acquired Davante Adams on Thursday, sending the Green Bay Packers their first- and second-round picks for next month’s NFL draft in Las Vegas.
The top five Las Vegas players and top five games involving Las Vegas in the NCAA Tournament. UNLV, as expected, is well-represented.
Connor Fields, a Green Valley High School and UNLV graduate, was involved in a scary BMX crash in last year’s Olympics in Japan and is recovering from a brain injury.